Dana Arnett + Kevin Bethune | The Design of Business | The Business of Design
S10E10: Kunal Kapoor
Debbie Millman | Design Matters with Debbie Millman
Guy Kawasaki
Kaleena Sales + Omari Souza | The Design of Business | The Business of Design
S10E9.5: Minisode
Victoria Solan | Essay
Meet Me Under the Bents
Steven Heller | Essays
The Thrill is Gone: A Collector’s Lament
Momus | Essays
Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places
| Books
Origins of Design Patents
Michael Bierut | Essays
Good at Art
Michael Bierut | Essays
The Rendering and the Reality
| Books
The New Art of Making Books
Ashleigh Axios | Opinions
To Be a Design-Led Company
William Drenttel | Essays
I Was A Mad Man
Adrian Shaughnessy | Essays
The Politics of Desire and Looting
Debbie Millman | Audio
Celebrating Pride
Jason Grant | Essays
Against Branding: Part 2 — Design and Happiness
Connect 4 | Audio
Natasha Jen and Adnan Bishtawi: How Do You Survive as a Designer?
Scott Berkun | Books
The Powerful Decide
The Editors | Terms of Service
Terms of Service: June 2021
Alice Twemlow | Essays
Graphic Design at the Museum
Angela Riechers | Essays
Hot Ticket
Jessica Helfand + Ellen McGirt | Audio
S9E2: Melanie Keen
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Kicked A Building Lately?
Jessica Helfand | Essays
Disaster Relief 101: No Door Hanger Left Behind
Michael Bierut | Essays
The Other Rand
Andrew Shea | Essays
Flies in Urinals: The Value of Design Disruptions
Jessica Helfand + Ellen McGirt | Audio
S9E4: Na Kim
Alexandra Lange | Essays
Criticism = Love
Tom Vanderbilt | Essays
Small Worlds


Observed


Corn husks were just the start: a Mexican designer in London writes his own rules. [JH]

Wieden+Kennedy London launches standalone branding and design studio—called—NOT Wieden+Kennedy. (Play their logo generator yourself, here.) [JH]

Inclusive design, at Microsoft. [JH]

Best design stories of 2022, from The Guardian. [JH]

Penmanship, cursive, handwriting—what’s the point? [JH]

Set on half an acre in the lovely hamlet of High Falls, New York, the studio that once served Marc Chagall is for sale. [JH]

After escaping from a creatively-repressed and unsatisfactory graphic design career, Sticht became a public safety officer at the University of Rochester. (There’s hope for us all!) [JH]

Weird and wonderful artifacts, via Jason Kottke. [JH]

Design fiction—a speciulative pracrtice that combines science fiction, design thinking, and foresight—might be the next innovation in business. [JH]

For the love of drawing. [JH]

Design and sex. [JH]

Design nerds—rejoice! [JH]

In the latest issue of Print, Paul Sahre discusses his grammy nomination with Debbie Millman. [JH]

Both standard and limited collector’s editions of MuirMcNeil’s System Process Form are now available at Volume, together with a range of uniquely seductive rewards.

Also from Volume: a never-before-seen selection of Paul Burgess photographs documenting the British band, Pulp. Compiled by Burgess and Louise Colbourne, This Is Hardcore is available for pre-purchase now. [JH]

We were sad to hear that the visionary George Lois, died last week. He was 91. [BV]

Chicago Design Through the Decades opens today and runs through the end of the year. The project starts with Art Deco in the 1920s and goes through the 2020s with digital portraits produced using neural networks. [BV]

Art and immersion, according to David Hockney. In London, through April. [JH]

Striking art and design faculty at Parsons and The New School make headlines—as they should. [JH]

Wakanda Forever‘s costumes represent a coming together of cultures. [BV]

Japandi! [JH]

Memorials are retrospective but also aspirational: They are statements about who we mourn and prescriptions for how we mourn; in a way, they are self-portraits. [JH]



Jobs | January 29